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23 Creepy True Crime Stories That'll Make You Gasp, "Oh My God"

Warning: includes details some readers may find disturbing.<p><i>WARNING: The following contains highly disturbing content. Please continue at your own discretion.</i>

Trump says he'll allow the release of the JFK assassination files, and, uh, this could be huge

Saturday morning on Twitter, President Trump announced that he’ll allow the release of classified files about President JFK’s assassination. The …

How Gene Mutation Works

Genes are segments of DNA located on chromosomes. A gene mutation is defined as an alteration in the sequence of nucleotides in DNA. This change can …

Viruses discovered a century ago may be our best defense against a threat that could kill 10 million people a year by 2050

Antibiotic resistance — the phenomenon in which bacteria stop responding to certain antibiotics — is a growing threat around the world.<p>It's expected to kill 10 million people annually by 2050.<p>And it hasn't been easy to develop new drugs in order to stay ahead of the problem. Many major …

Octopuses, their camouflage techniques inspired this cool new morphing material

If James Bond were an animal, doubtless he’d be an octopus. Sure, these tentacled sea dwellers may not seem like the most suave of animals, but they …

NASA's new ion thruster breaks records, could take humans to Mars

Ionic Propulsion from NASA<p>NASA’s new X3 thruster, which is being developed by researchers at the University of Michigan in collaboration with the …

Space Travel

Here are the full lyrics Eminem wrote about Trump

Eminem set the internet ablaze on Tuesday evening, when BET’s Hip-Hop Awards aired a video of “The Storm,” an anti-Donald Trump freestyle by the …

Donald Trump

Astronomers Just Found an Epic Ring Around an Exotic Dwarf Planet in Our Solar System

BREAKING: It's the first of its kind in our Solar System.<p>Beyond the orbit of Neptune there are hundreds or even thousands of mysterious dwarf …

Astronomy

10 hippos were found dead. A week later, there were 99 more

More than 100 hippos in Namibia, including some seen floating on their backs in shallow waterways this week, may have died from an anthrax outbreak that could now affect other species.<p>Officials say 10 dead hippos were discovered in Bwabwata National Park in northeast Namibia last Sunday, followed …

Laser makes terahertz waves from liquid water

For the first time, researchers have produced terahertz waves—a form of electromagnetic radiation in the far infrared frequency range—from liquid …

Murals

Vaccines of the future could be as contagious as viruses

It’s time to go viral.<p>The vaccines we have today are pretty incredible. They've eradicated smallpox, purged rubella from the Americas, and save millions of people each year from dying of diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, and measles. When enough people get vaccinated, infectious diseases can’t …

Can Superhuman Mutants Be Living Among Us?

After millions of years of evolution, our species has, like an aging rock band, settled into a comfortable, familiar groove: Your classic bipedal, …

Singularity

How an Illinois team discovered the world's first prosthetic molecule: BTN LiveBIG

For centuries, prosthetic limbs have been used to help people move through their everyday lives. Recent technological advancements give users the …

Big Ten

This Internal 'Master Clock' Could Be in Control of All Our Circadian Rhythms

How the body keeps pace with itself.<p>Scientists studying the pattern of circadian rhythms have found that one central body clock could be controlling …

Neuroscience

Watch a Genetically Modified Cyborg Dragonfly Take Flight For The First Time

Earlier this year, we learned about DragonflEye, a project from biomedical solutions company Draper that aims to turn dragonflies into genetically …

Organisms

NASA to create colorful artificial clouds with rocket launch

East Coast residents in the United States will have the chance to catch a colorful sky in the early hours of Sunday morning as NASA launches a sounding rocket that will create artificial red and blue clouds.<p>The clouds may be visible along the Atlantic Coast stretching from North Carolina up to New …

Cosmology